TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Barry Kolar on Aug 5, 2019

Former Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader and Milan attorney William “Jerry” Flippin died on Saturday. He was 91. A founding partner of Flippin, Collins & Hill in Milan, he was a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School and had been an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association and other professional groups, serving for many years in the TBA House of Delegates and as chair of the Legal Section of the American Public Power Association. In a 2004 Tennessee Bar Foundation interview, Flippin talked about his  life and his career in the law. A memorial service will be held Aug. 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Milan.